A musician, a teacher, a rescuer. The world lost a wonderful human being. Hania lost a loving father. On 30 December 2001 he went to help victims of an avalanche together with his Tatra Volunteer Search and Rescue team. It was his last mission.
Despite adverse conditions and very little oxygen in a flat which caught fire, he went in to save the son of a terrified owner. He inspired his daughter to continue his mission on the fire service.
He was much more emotional about the birth of his son than about defusing bombs. However, he did not live long enough to celebrate his first birthday.
Whether in uniform or not, Andrzej was never easy on criminals. That is why, when off duty, he stepped in when hooligans started demolishing a tram. Unfortunately, he was hit by a blade in the struggle and died from his injuries.
“Love grows around us…”, a little Patrycja climbs onto his father’s lap saying a poem. She is so excited, that she loses some of the words. In a few hours, her dad will be on duty again. Grzegorz Kordasz died in 2016. He took part in foreign military missions many times.
Rafał’s mum had just bought lunch from a store not far from the police headquarters, and then got a call requesting response to domestic violence. The patrol never got there. Another vehicle hit their car.
Julia’s father was a soldier. He died on a mission in Afghanistan. An IED exploded under the vehicle which he was driving. Although seriously injured, he tried to save his friends and take them out of the destroyed vehicle.
Krzysztof had always had a feeling that he would die young and often told his wife about it. That day, the police car he was driving to chase robbers was involved in a collision with another emergency vehicle.
Olek and Karolina’s dad lost both legs, his spleen and function in two fingers of his left hand. They were driving with their sirens on. A lorry came head on… Although he loved serving as a fireman, he will not return to the job.
Kamil's dad went on his first and last mission to Kosovo when his son was 7 years old. A talented soldier and a loving dad – an authority and a role model for Kamil who is an adult now. A man who left a void which is impossible to fill. He lost his life in a tragic accident on his way back to the country and to his son.